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Jun 20, 2019
New Education Policy ignores universality of learning that RTE ensures, focuses on autonomy of private schoolsThe review should be asking why several states have failed to implement RTE, an over nine-year-old constitutional mandate and why nearly 80 percent of schools required to implement it are still not doing it.
Jun 18, 2019
New Education Policy: Intent and policy of proposed document differs on ensuring 'diversity of children' in private schoolsA retention survey conducted by Indus Action shows 83 percent of students admitted over the last three years in Delhi government schools are still studying in the schools.
May 07, 2019
Delhi Talks: Nationalism reduced to hatred against minorities, lower castes, neighbouring country, says activist Syeda Saiyidain Hameed'Hatred against women who dare to come out and declare their personhood is palpable everywhere,' says activist Syeda Saiyidain Hameed.
Mar 02, 2019
Time madrassas give children their right to educationRTE will ensure a modern curriculum and children will not feel left out once they leave madrassas
Feb 02, 2019
Centre mulls extending free education up to 12th standard to prevent poor students dropping out after Class 8The Centre is mulling a proposal to extend free and compulsory education up to 12th standard.
Jan 28, 2019
Teachers can't be asked to perform non-educational duties outside RTE Act, rules Delhi High CourtThe Delhi High Court has taken authorities to task for assigning duties to teachers and principals which are "not remotely" connected to imparting education and beyond the purview of the RTE Act.
Jan 17, 2019
Students of this government school in UP's Chiraigaon village forced to clean their school premisesEvery morning, children of Chiraigaon village in Varanasi don their red and grey school uniforms and head to Barthakalon Secondary School — to sweep, mop and clean it.
Dec 14, 2018
Firstpost Salon | Flaws in Indian public education sector and how we can fix them: In conversation with Seema BansalWhen the Right to Education extends to every child of the country, why isn’t India’s public education system as good as its private counterpart? On this episode of Firstpost Salon, we speak to Seema Bansal, an Education Innovator, who has worked with four state governments to understand the flaws in these systems and has actively worked to find creative solutions for them.
Nov 16, 2018
'Education a priority but don't expect miracles': SC dismisses plea seeking several directions on RTE implementationRefusing to monitor the RTE implementation in the country, a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "Don't expect miracles. India is a huge, huge country. Priorities are many and certainly, education is one of the priorities."
Nov 02, 2018
TAG Survey for 2018 highlights challenges facing teenage girls across India, their hopes and aspirationsThe Teenage Girls (TAG) Survey highlights that investment in India's girls, their health and well-being, their education and skilling, their productivity, economic potential and leadership, is a national priority that can no longer be sidelined.